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98 Front Apartments / ODA New York

© Aaron Thompson© Aaron Thompson© Aaron Thompson© Aaron Thompson+ 20

  • Architects: ODA New York
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  189000 ft²
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2020

Empire Stores / S9 Architecture

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  • Architects: S9 Architecture
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  450 ft²
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2017

Children's Playspace / Architensions

© Cameron Blaylock© Cameron Blaylock© Cameron Blaylock© Cameron Blaylock+ 19

  • Architects: Architensions
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  875 ft²
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2020

Multidisciplinary Team Led by Pilot Projects Design Collective Wins the "Reimagining Brooklyn Bridge" Competition

Van Alen and the New York City Council have announced the winners for the “Reimagining Brooklyn Bridge” international competition. The winning design in the Professional category is Brooklyn Bridge Forest by a multidisciplinary team including Pilot Projects Design Collective, Cities4Forests, Wildlife Conservation Society, Grimshaw, and Silman; while the winning design in the Young Adult category is Do Look Down by Shannon Hui, Kwans Kim, and Yujin Kim; Hong Kong, Bay Area, CA, and New York.

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77 Washington Workspace / Worrell Yeung Architecture

© Naho Kubota© Naho Kubota© Naho Kubota© Naho Kubota+ 53

Domino Park Introduces Social Distancing Circles to Adapt to the COVID-19 Crisis

While all public spaces around the world are trying to innovate and implement safety measures to open during the coronavirus pandemic, Domino Park has introduced a series of painted social distancing circles. This strategical urban design intervention ensures that people are “following proper social distancing procedures recommended by the CDC and government”.

© Marcella Winograd© Marcella Winograd© Marcella Winograd© Marcella Winograd+ 9

Paul Clemence Releases New Images of Studio Gang's 11 Hoyt Tower in Brooklyn, New York

Paul Clemence has just released his latest photographs of the Studio Gang-designed 11 Hoyt tower in Downtown Brooklyn, New York. Almost completed, the residential development is characterized by an eye-catching crafted precast concrete and glass façade.

© Paul Clemence© Paul Clemence© Paul Clemence© Paul Clemence+ 37

Mi Casita Preschool and Cultural Center / Barker Associates Architecture Office + 4Mativ Design Studio

© Lesley Unruh© Lesley Unruh© Lesley Unruh© Lesley Unruh+ 12

KPF Reveals Plans for the Redevelopment of a Public Housing Complex Destroyed During Hurricane Sandy

KPF with NYCHA created a resiliency and renewal program for the Red Hook Houses in Brooklyn, severely damaged by Hurricane Sandy. The redevelopment plans aim to reduce the vulnerability of the area and its community.

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Denizen Bushwick / ODA New York

© Eric Laignel© Imagen SubliminalCourtesy of ODA© Imagen Subliminal+ 55

  • Architects: ODA New York
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  1000000 ft²
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2020

Framlab Imagines Modular Vertical Urban Farms on the Streets of Brooklyn

Framlab, an innovation studio based in Bergen and New York City has created Glasir, a community-based system for urban farming. The proposed modular structure relies on aeroponic growth systems to provide local products.

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NYC Council and Van Alen Institute Launch Brooklyn Bridge Design Competition

New York City Council and the Van Alen Institute have announced a new design competition to reimagine the Brooklyn Bridge. The international competition seeks creative, unconventional designs that respect and enhance the bridge’s landmark status, think inclusively about mobility and access, and accommodate commuters, visitors, and vendors.

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LOT-EK's Triangle Stack Opens at Brooklyn's Domino Park

Architecture practice LOT-EK's Triangle Stack #2 project is now open at Domino Park in Brooklyn. Designed for the Brooklyn Museum to support an urban-scale mural by the artist JR, and create an instant public space, the 60-foot tall triangular courtyard opens to the city and the sky. These "STACKS" are temporary large-scale installations that aim at creating sudden and powerful experiences in public space.

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HUSH Studios / Inaba Williams Architecture

© Naho Kubota© Naho Kubota© Naho Kubota© Naho Kubota+ 29

Rangoon Restaurant / SAW.EARTH + Outpost Architecture

© Dan MacMahon© Germaine Gatewood© Germaine Gatewood© Germaine Gatewood+ 21

  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  630 ft²
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2019
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Prism Planters, Progressive Automations

BIG and WXY Propose Plans for Greener and Safer Downtown Brooklyn

Bjarke Ingels Group and WXY architecture + urban design, in collaboration with the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership, imagined a new future for Downtown Brooklyn. The proposal introduces a greener, safer approach for a pedestrian-friendly neighborhood.

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BIG + Field Operations Design Master Plan for River Street Waterfront

Two Trees Management Company, a New York-based real estate development firm, has presented a master plan for the Northern Brooklyn waterfront, a new approach to urban resiliency. Designed by BIG and Field Operations, the project puts in place a mixed-use development and a resilient park.

© James Corner Field Operations and BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group, courtesy of Two Trees Management© James Corner Field Operations and BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group, courtesy of Two Trees Management© James Corner Field Operations and BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group, courtesy of Two Trees Management© James Corner Field Operations and BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group, courtesy of Two Trees Management+ 12